The major cities and towns of Clinton County are Colfax, Frankfort, Kirklin, Michigantown, Mulberry and Rossville. From rich farm land with some of the blackest soil on earth, to the historic homes and buildings that dot the landscape Clinton County has much to see. If the scenery is not what you are looking for then check out the many scenes of the Red Barn Summer Theatre.
The Red Barn has been a mainstay for summer fun and entertainment for over 40 years now. The Barn located just southeast of Frankfort offers guest a wonderful evening of live theatre entertainment. Artist from all over have performed at the Red Barn. Call 765-659-1657 for show times and more detailed information. If your not impressed by the stars on the stage then why not try the real stars sprinkled in the mid-north Indiana sky.
The Prairie Grass Observatory is home to one of the largest non collegiate telescopes in the Midwest. You will be amazed at the awesome sights of the universe. Take a trip across the galaxy and beyond. Prairie Grass observatory is located at Camp Cullom which is just a few miles northwest of Frankfort. A light pollution ordinance was put in effect several years ago to protect the dark skies in this area so star gazers can enjoy the night sky in all of it's brilliance. Call 765-296-2753 for more information regarding this unique attraction.
A Saturday morning treat that is quickly becoming a tradition in downtown Frankfort is the Farmers Market. From June to October you can find anything from fresh honey and produce to hand made crafts and cards. The bake goods are always delicious, you can enjoy some cookies right there while you shop or take a homemade pecan or apple pie home with you for later. The market hours are 8:00am-12:00noon.
The sights and sounds and yes even the many flavors of Clinton County are great. You will want to come back again and again. Visiting Clinton County is not only fun and interesting but also very informative and educational. For more information about other things to see and do in Clinton County like the Candy Factory, Frankfort's own Railroad Roundhouse and the over one (1) million Christmas lights at TPA Park not to mention one of the many festivals, call the Clinton County Chamber of Commerce at 765-654-5507.